Welcome to the site. there is quite a lot here for you to spend time on if you're interested – music, lyrics, scripts, photos, a great and active forum. We have regular news updates for fans and downloadable biographical information for those of you who are music presenters in need of program content. As always, though, I hope you will come to know me first through music. All the albums I have made or to which I have contributed are catalogued. Surprises too, and more to come. Thanks for stopping by. -KE
April 25th, 2017
Each year, there seems be a group in the world of music that creates a buzz of anticipation among fans. It could be the reuniting of a popular band. Sometimes it's a combination of musicians that, because of their own individual popularity, create anticipation about what the new musical...
April 20th, 2017
When saxophonist Branford Marsalis and vocalist Kurt Elling discovered each other, the world of jazz received an immense gift - they fit together so well musically they could be siblings. The Kutztown University Presents! series finished its season Wednesday night in Schaeffer Auditorium with a concert by the Branford Marsalis...
March 11th, 2017
The Branford Marsalis Quartet will join forces with vocalist Kurt Elling for the next installment of JAZZ ROOTS, the concert series of the Adrianne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Florida. The event, titled “Living Legends: Branford Marsalis Quartet with special guest Kurt Elling,” will...
April 10th, 2017
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Director-General Irina Bokova and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock are pleased to announce the sixth annual International Jazz Day, which will be celebrated worldwide on April 30, 2017. The day will culminate with an All-Star Global Concert presented at the Gran Teatro de La...
December 6th, 2016
On December 6 when the 59th annual Grammy nominations were announced, Upward Spiral (OKeh Records/Sony Music Masterworks), by the Branford Marsalis Quartet with special guest Kurt Elling, was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Jazz Vocal category! Every track on Upward Spiral confirms the beyond-category strengths of both the...